Announcements


Working Bee - Sunday 18th August 9am

posted Nov 11, 2012, 9:15 PM by Randwick Community Organic Garden

Compost Group:      Will be creating a new pallet bay for excess compost available for members.
Infrastructure:          Mulching paths, painting shed, cleaning gutters for rainwater catchment
Pest Group:             Spraying for mealy bug and resetting rat traps.
Vegetable Group:    Planting eggplants, overhauling the mandala and harvesting leek and broadbeans
 
Seed Saving:           This is a new group, we will be starting up a seed bank. Any members interested in
                                 joining are welcome.

WORKING BEE - Sunday 19 August, 10 am

posted Aug 17, 2012, 3:59 PM by Randwick Community Organic Garden   [ updated Aug 17, 2012, 4:04 PM ]

Lots to do including: 
- planting some veges, 
- composting and mulching fruit trees, 
 - weeding, 
- compost management, etc. 
We'll be looking for volunteers after the bee at 12 pm to clear the compost bins, so let me us know if you're keen for extra work post-bee.

Community Gardens National Conference, 11-14 October

posted Jun 7, 2012, 12:06 AM by Randwick Community Organic Garden

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for organising this event. There will be a planning meeting on Tuesday 19th June at Le Chifley Bistrot à vin, 6:30-7:30 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend !

Next WORKING BEE - Sunday 17 June, 10 am

posted May 30, 2012, 5:45 AM by Randwick Community Organic Garden   [ updated May 30, 2012, 5:46 AM ]


WORKSHOP: Gardening in Harmony with Native Wildlife

posted May 30, 2012, 5:39 AM by Randwick Community Organic Garden

Come and learn how native wildlife and gardeners can live together in harmony.
Introduction to WIRES - Presenters: Kim Strong and Brigette Sharp from WIRES.
• Wildlife solutions to issues in organic gardens (snails, rats, bountiful insects) 
• How to protect fruit trees (and native wildlife) 
• What native birds, mammals, reptiles and frogs live in urban environments? 
• Why should we protect native wildlife? 
• Types of habitat 
• Plants to attract wildlife 
• And so much more!
Cost: Members of garden free. Friends of the garden $10. Non-members $20 to be paid on the day. Please bring correct change.
RSVP by 31 May: perini.jessica@gmail.com Please include your mobile number so we may notify you of any last-minute changes. Spaces are limited so book soon!

Next WORKING BEE - Sunday 20 May, 10 am

posted May 15, 2012, 6:20 PM by Randwick Community Organic Garden


Native & Exotic Beekeeping workshop-Saturday 26 May, 9-11am

posted May 15, 2012, 6:19 PM by Randwick Community Organic Garden

What are the best bees to keep in my yard, school or workplace? Is there a safe bee keeping alternative?
Bee friendly plants. Introduction to different hives. Native Australian stingless bees ...


Presented by Gavin Smith, apiarist.

Compost Awareness Workshop - Saturday 12 May, 10:30-12:30

posted May 9, 2012, 12:54 PM by Randwick Community Organic Garden

Come along to the garden this Saturday to celebrate International composting week with other garden members & the community.

The workshop will run from 10.30am until 12.30pm : learn how to make GREAT compost and have a successful worm farm.

Next WORKING BEE - Sunday 20 May, 10 am

posted Apr 16, 2012, 5:41 PM by Randwick Community Organic Garden

Please note that the working bee now start at 10 am (winter time)

WORKING BEE - Sunday 15 April, 10 am

posted Mar 22, 2012, 12:40 AM by Randwick Community Organic Garden   [ updated Apr 16, 2012, 5:42 PM ]


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